Roma Mildred Burnett Bishop was born in California on April 20, 1889. Roma was a member of one of California's oldest families; her great-uncle was California's first governor. In 1924 she wed engineer James A. Bishop and settled in Berkeley. She died there on June 1, 1963.
Exh: Oakland Art Gallery, 1928.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
SF Chronicle, 4-30-1924, 7/2; Death Record.
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